Daily Archives: December 31, 2013

Addicts Question Corner: Avatars/Gravatars

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Recently we’ve been seeing more and more questions come across the comments and to our email (tstoaddictsblog@gmail.com) about creating an account here on TSTOAddicts.com.  So I figured now might be a great time for another Addicts question corner.

The good news….here at TSTOAddicts.com no account is needed.  In order to comment on ANY post written here all you need is an email address.  Simply put your name (screen name or real name) in the “name” box and then enter your email address.  Don’t worry we won’t share your email address with anyone and it will not be posted.  And that’s it!  Your comment will be submitted for moderation (sorry this helps us avoid trolls and those lovely spam bots!) and should appear on the post shortly!

Want to take it a step further?  Notice how some of your fellow Addicts have images next to their names?  Want to show yourself off?  Help feel like part of the community here at Addicts?  Well there’s this really cool thing you can do.  Word Press uses Gravatar to help create avatars for members wishing to show themselves off!

To set up an account is pretty simple…just visit Gravatar.com and sign up!  Be sure to use the email address that you will use when posting to TSTOAddicts.com, follow the sign up instructions and that’s it!  You’ll be good to go and show yourself off here with your fellow Addicts!

Not sure what image to use?  Try turning yourself into a Simpsons Character!  There’s a great Simpsonmaker here that you can use to create your own character and use it as your avatar image here at Addicts!

Looking for another way to join the community at TSTO Addicts?  Want to further connect with other Tapping Addicts with out having to go through comment moderation?  Check out our TSTO Addicts Forums!  There you can connect with other Tappers about all things Tapped Out, Simpsons & life in general!

A Fatty New Year 2D

So here we are at the end of 2013. So much has happened and changed in my life in this 12 month span. I really look forward to see what the next 12 months have in store for me. It could get interesting.

I know it has been a while since I have done a 2D. Sorry about that. Been busy hopping all over the country from one side to another. My poor 2D creativity was just ITCHING to come out and play.

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WDTCF- Mr. Costington & His Store

Now a days, every town has to have that MAJOR high end mall type store. The one that is full of anything and everything you need. And if you don’t think you need it, they will make sure you leave thinking you did. Lol.

The store is very reminiscent of the Macy’s & Gimble’s type places from “Miracle on 34th Street”. It is located in Downtown Springfield, Hosts the towns Thanksgiving Day Parades, and has many familiar employees…like Gil and the Yes Guy. The owner, well you never know what to quite make of him. At one moment he seems so kind, at others…a very grumpy old man.

So what store is this? Who is the owner? Well, the title should have given you a clue. It is Costington’s. So without further ado, I will break down the origin of Costington’s, Mr. Costington, and just where they came from in the Simpsons TV World.


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